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English citations of ablocate

  • 1736, Robert Bartholomew, in "Case of Henry Moore, Upon a Quo Warranto", in Cobbett's Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings, page 452:
    I never knew any body made free, that lived out of the town, in my life, except honorary freemen, and them we used to call Ablocates.
  • 1923, Nathan Haskell Dole (translator), The Dramatic Works of Lyof N. Tolstoï[1], page 476:
    Well, it's certain I'm not going to give him my property; I'll take it to a higher Court. I've already talked with an ablocate about it.